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(Un)Silent Film Night: Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, New York

The New School’s College of Performing Arts welcomes the public to the eighth edition of (Un)Silent Film Night, a series in which the CoPA Theater Orchestra performs live music to classic silent films.

Under the baton of music director, trumpeter, and performance artist, Mark Gould, the CoPA Theater Orchestra, composed of students from Mannes School of Music and the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, will perform Charlie Chaplin’s original score (edited by Timothy Brock) to his classic silent film, Modern Times.

Previous editions of (Un)Silent Film Night have drawn capacity crowds to the 400-seat Tishman Auditorium and have been hosted by Matthew Broderick, Bill Irwin, Rob Bartlett, Ed Rothstein and Michael Bacon. The series has been critical in advancing the resurgence of film screenings with live music. Previous events in the series have presented the world premieres of works composed for The Birds and The Immigrant (by Nathan Kamal and Alexis Cuadrado respectively), an NYC premiere of a score by Hollywood composer Craig Marks for the film Sherlock, Jr., Charlie Chaplin’s original score for the film, Gold Rush, and more.

Estimated End Time: 8:50 PM

Presented by the College of Performing Arts at The New School.

Event Type

Music Performances


General Public


Performing Arts


College of Performing Arts, Mannes School of Music


Music, Classical Music


Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

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